5 Creative Lounge Ideas to Spice Up Your Next Event

With over 7.9 million conferences and tradeshows put on every year in the United States alone, it’s important to make your company stand out. Designing an inviting room can be a real challenge, whether that’s hosting an evening networking event or creating a lounge your customers can escape to for a short break.

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4 Essential Educational Tracks You NEED for Your Next Conference

When you begin thinking about how you want to organize your next conference, it’s important to consider how you are going to attract a variety of attendee demographics. One easy way to start is by curating varying educational tracks that could interest a range of professionals to your event.

While these will vary depending on your industry, we’ve highlighted four types of educational tracks that will help you cover your bases for attracting both veteran and newcomer attendees alike!

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How to Build an Event Brochure: Your Complete List

Ever worried that your event brochure is lacking or that you’re forgetting something? Event planning can pull you in multiple directions and it can be easy to forget the small details (which are often the most important)!

Check out our simple checklist to ensure your brochure is up-to-date and ready to impress your attendees at your next event.

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How to Construct the Ultimate Playlist For Your Next Event

Have you ever thought about using music to help keep the flow of your event on track? The right kind of music at the right time can put your attendees in just the right headspace to get the most out of your event.

Trying to figure out where to start? Take a look at these three questions to keep in mind when you’re creating your next event playlist.

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Using Social Media For Event Promotion: 6 Simple Tips

On a daily basis, most people are using some form of social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc) on their mobile device. So the question becomes: How can you take advantage of this for your next event?

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How to Attract Gen Z to Your Next Event

What can stimulate an eight second attention span? That’s the question you’re really going to have to ask yourself if you want to bring Generation Z to your next event. Speaking as one myself, I know we are a tough crowd to please. Between personal insight and some industry research, I’ve compiled three main tips that give you a little glance into the minds of Gen Z.

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Our 4-Step Method to Deal with Difficult People at Work

In a perfect world, our communication with others would always involve being open, friendly, and dedicated to the task at hand. Unfortunately, not everyone has this mindset, especially when planning a complex event.

So, what should you do when you are having a hard time dealing with others, whether they are co-workers, new clients, or vendors? Check out our four step method to get you safely through the minefield of talking with difficult people.

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Hashtags and Handles: Live-Tweeting 101

The appeal of being an active participant on Twitter is obvious. It’s a platform that provides you (a brand representative) real time interactions with your target audience in a clean, streamlined way that is easy to understand. What’s not to love? But are you concerned that Twitter doesn’t come naturally to you?

If so, you’re not alone! Many people feel overwhelmed when they first try to master the basics of Twitter, let alone attempting to live-tweet! To help, we’ve highlighted some basic tips to help any live-tweeting beginner knock it out of the park. Check them out below:

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Should You Under Promise and Over Deliver For Your Next Event?

You’ll hear a lot of varying philosophies on the best way to get new attendees at your next event, ranging from making basic updates to your social media plan to mixing it up on a big picture level. While researching for new tips, you’ve probably seen a common phrase over and over again: Under Promise and Over Deliver. But, is it worth some of the associated risk? 

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Session Formats That Will Boost Your Event Attendance: 4 Trends

When reviewing your conference agenda, you might notice that a large chunk of your conference program consists of back-to-back educational sessions. For your attendees, these large chunks of time will only mean one thing: the fear that all of these educational sessions will blur together and be forgotten!

Trends change all the time when it comes to planning an effective conference and it’s known that audiences get more out of interaction in educational sessions, not observation. To help you (and your potential attendees) out, we’ve outlined four presentation formats that we believe will best impress and educate your future attendees.

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